Getting started with Multiple SharePoint Environments
March 16, 2011
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Notes Migrator for SharePoint 6.0 now allows you to manage connection information to multiple SharePoint environments. Previously, if your staging and production environments required (for example) different passwords you would have to change the password configured in the tool when you wanted switch between them. Now you can save a set of connections for every SharePoint environment in your world and the tool will automatically pick the appropriate one.
To accommodate this, the Advanced Configuration Options dialog has been redesigned somewhat. Now the SharePoint tab has a checkbox at the bottom:
When you check this box, the user interface changes info multi-environment mode and you can define multiple environments. Now each environment maintains its own connection type, credentials for authenticating, settings appropriate for that type of connection, and list of available site collections:
When selecting a target site or running migration jobs, all site collections in all environments will be available.